OT prophecies fulfilled in Jesus

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The good shepherd

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God wasn’t going to permit wicked rulers to continue. He would punish them and send good and kind rulers in their place. And we see this in the person of Jesus who came as the “good shepherd” to care, to bring life, to bring salvation? Where are we putting our confidence? In the people around […]

The servant of God

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The servant was sent to do amazing things that would bless many people – but before he could go he needed to be anointed by God; so he could go in God’s strength. It was true for the servant in Isaiah, it was true for Jesus, it was true for the first disciples, it is […]

The suffering servant

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A servant who would suffer, who would sacrifice himself, who would die – not for himself but for God’s people so that they could be restored. And a servant who having come through that would be restored to life by God and given a place of authority and power. That is the story told by […]

Promise of a hope

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A different type of servant and king – one who had a totally positive relationship with God; one who engaged kindly with the world; one who was a force for justice and goodness. Are you – in the power of the Holy Spirit – seeking to live in this way today so that you can […]

Role and status of the king

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A royal coronation where the king is spoken of as sitting at God’s right hand, of defeating his enemies, of living as a priest forever. Words full of hope, of promise, of security. And words that point us to Jesus as the ultimate king and the priest who offered himself and now represents us to […]

Promise of a son, a kingdom

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God promised King David that he would have a son and that he would rule, his kingdom would last, forever. David’s son, Solomon, did become king – but he and his successors turned away from God and the kingdom was lost. But in Jesus, God’s kingdom will never end, it will last forever, Jesus will […]

Promise of offspring

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Many of the prophecies – promises for the future – we find in the Old Testament are fulfilled in the person, the life, the work of Jesus and we’re going to be looking at some of these over the next few weeks. This evening – how a promise to a man called Abraham that he […]